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“Fresh and Fast”
Review of Al-Shami

Al-Shami
Ranked #201 of 680 Restaurants in Oxford
Cuisines: Lebanese
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 15, 2013

Visited this restaurant for lunch with a friend after several recommendations. Simple, bright layout, clean and a friendly welcome. We selected about a dozen Meze dishes that appeared promptly and all showed evidence of being freshly prepared. All were tasty, not overspiced and authentic. Our bottle of Chateau Musar 2003 was excellent and very reasonably priced. It would have been even better if we had given it more air but that was our fault - we just could not wait to drink it. This really is an excellent restaurant in a quiet corner of Oxford. Honest, no pretensions and dishes fairly priced.

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Reviewed March 12, 2013

We have visited here many times and love it. The food is always top notch and they are very child friendly too.

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Reviewed March 10, 2013

Very good welcome, have not had Lebanese food before, most enjoyable good value nice wine all in all a very enjoyable evening

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Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great little gem here, recommended by a friend, will be returning soon. Welcoming staff, great food. What more can I say

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Reviewed February 27, 2013

We were a party of nine people and we simply ordered the £18 set menu. Loads of different dishes arrived, all with fresh, vibrant flavours - just delicious.

While you're at it, try the Chateau Musar Lebanese red wine - the 2003 at £27 a bottle is to die for, but the £16 "jeune", available in red and white, is good too.

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Thank remj
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